What's on inWatford

Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

25
OCT
Classycool Kid's Show
Lauderdale House

A collective of classically trained musicians who provide an exciting educational and interactive musical performance with dancing singing flirting and serenading There is always something visually exciting about watching a Classycool show.Other times:11:30‐12:00Prices:Standard child: £4.50Concession: £3.00…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02083 488716
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25
OCT
Crazy Entertainers at Odds Farm Park
Odds Farm Park

Crazy EntertainersDaily Throughout Half Term Week & Every Weekend In NovemberDaily Throughout Half Term Week & Every Weekend In November enjoy the Madness and Mayhem of Odds Farm Parks Crazy Entertainers All included in entry and with several shows daily you wont…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01628 520188
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25
OCT
Dark Circus Party Halloween Special
The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Prepare to behold a banquet of horrors and become engulfed in the shadows of the circus; a dark dreamy and depraved world of heady illusion and unbridled spectacle. The Dark Circus Party is an exciting new event that combines Bourne & Hollingsworths…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02077 241617
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25
OCT
Free Live Michael Jackson Tribute Night
Primo Bar

Alex is a British‐born singer and musician who enjoyed great success in the charts in the 80s and 90s and fronted soul group Heatwave for over 25 years. Artists: Alex Charles…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02076 207282
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25
OCT
Guilty Pleasures
KOKO

Guilty Pleasures is Londons biggest boldest brashest and best night out. Packed with relentlessly energetic djs acrobatic bedazzling dancers live bands and speciality performers galore its the capitals number one top spot for a P.A.R.T.Y. Playing the greatest musical smashers from the…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07903 523677
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25
OCT
Hallowe'en trail at Cliveden
Cliveden National Trust

Visit Cliveden during the Autumn half term for a spooktacular Halloween trail.Go along dressed up in you scariest outfit and complete the scary challenges and questions along the trail. Head to the Information Centre to pick up your copy of the trail…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01628 605069
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25
OCT
Halloween half term
Alexandra Palace

HALLOWEEN HALF TERMHalloween spooktacular with 31 off ice skating this Halloween half term25 October 02 November31 means Halloweenand to make the most of the half term from Saturday 25 October Sunday 2 November the Alexandra Palace ice rink is…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02083 652121
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25
OCT
HEALTH Unplugged - focussing on Paleo nutrition
The Kensington Close Hotel And Spa

This landmark Paleo event is the first to be scheduled in the UK and we are lining up a number of exciting speakers bloggers and authors. At this one‐day conference held in central London on Saturday 25 October 2014 HEALTH Unplugged will…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 07956 552470
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25
OCT
High On Heels
Quaglinos

Live music from 10pm with some of Londons best DJs turning up the volume till late.High On HeelsHigh On Heels created by one of the UKs most sought‐after female DJs Miss Kelly Marie. Having worked with key brands and live acts including…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02079 306767
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25
OCT
Hip Hop And Bowl
Bloomsbury Lanes

DjsEmily Rawsonis one of the UKs most in demand Djs and promoters and runs Londons biggest hiphop & rnb night Supa Dupa Fly.She curates stages at Festivals including Lovebox & Streetfest. Shes done guest mixes for BBC Radio 1Xtra received numerous press…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02071 831979
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25
OCT
Los Padrinos De Salsa: Los Charlys Orchestra
Floridita

SATURDAY nights at Floridita London featuring the finest and most established live salsa & boogaloo bands in the UK.Restaurant opens from 5:30pmFor dining contact Floridita on 0207 314 4000.For the ones who still arent aware of it LCO is a collective run…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 144050
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25
OCT
Neville Staple Band - The Gangsters Tour
The Hat Factory

The Gangsters TourTo celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Specials first single release The Original Rudeboy and Specials frontman Neville Staple will be embarking on a jet set tour with his band throughout October November and December performing an eclectic mix…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01458 210954
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25
OCT
Oxjam Camden
Proud Camden

12 hours of amazing music and fun across Camden on 25th October all to raise money for Oxfam TICKETS OUT NOWRaising money for OxfamOne day music festival across several venues Monarch Hawley Arms Proud Spiritual Bar Black Cap and Dublin Castle.Acts confirmed…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02074 823867
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25
OCT
Paul Zerdin
The Radlett Centre

Come and see Paul and friends the cheeky and lovable Sam Albert Baby and a few new tricks up his sleevesThe best ventriloquist Britain has discovered for many years who has mastered the knack of…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
POLO: Matt Jam Lamont
Proud Camden

POLOwith DJs:Matt Jam LamontAndy Hartman More TBA..Live acts TBA..…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02074 823867
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25
OCT
Saturday at Werewolf
Werewolf

More than just a nightclub Werewolf is an all‐encompassing entertainment complex located in the heart of central London. The venue offers the perfect blend of entertainment theatrics and clubbing with a live midnight show each and every Saturday. Arrive early not be…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02077 349116
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25
OCT
Saturday Night Salsa Party
The Hammersmith Salsa Club

SATURDAY NIGHT HALLOWEEN SALSA PARTY WITH INCOGNITO DANCE at HAMMERSMITH SALSA CLUBwww.incognitodance.com Saturday 25th October 2014Halloween Fancy Dress Party Night Address: Hammersmith Salsa Club 11 Rutland Grove Hammermsith W6 9DH Salsa classes by The Incognito Dance teamDATE: SATURDAY 25th October 2014OPEN:…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07831 715368
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25
OCT
Small Fakers, Faces Experience
The Half Moon, Putney

A tribute to The Small Faces and The Faces.The journey started around the time of the 2006 Small Faces convention where Matt got up and did a few numbers with the band Dans People ‐ Dan being their drummer. The idea was…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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25
OCT
Super Luckies
The Elgin

Round two of our resident hit‐wielders throwing out a whole heap of soul a trunk full of funk and a little rock on top for you to throw shapes and sinaglong to. Info Info https:www.facebook.comthesuperluckiesFREE ENTRY 8.30PMGreat food is central to The…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02076 255511
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25
OCT
The Dark Circus Party Halloween Special
The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Step inside the abandoned circus and prepare for a spine‐chilling sensory feast because the Dark Circus Party is coming to town just in time for All Hallows Eve. Taking place on Saturday 25th October at Bloomsbury Ballroom this Halloween Special will be…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02077 241617
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25
OCT
Trick or Treat Halloween Treasure Hunt
The British Museum,

Come and discover history on your doorstep with a spooky treasure hunt at the British Museum .It all begins with a Halloween story.....The trick is unravelling the crypt ‐ ic clues and hunting down the answers to questions about some of the…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07854 608314
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25
OCT
VIP Saturday’s
Tiger Tiger

Party like a VIP every Saturday at Tiger London with our 3 resident DJs bringing you the best of your favourite current chart hits to the latest house and dance anthems and even your favourite old school classics. Dance the night away…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02079 301885
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25
OCT
Weirdsville Presents: LES BOF! OH!GUNQUIT Live
The Fiddler's Elbow

Les Bof:After years as a musical enemy number one of the town council of Marseilles Laurent Mombel estimated that his talents were ignored and wrongfully punished. In exile in the United Kingdom Laurent put himself about to find the musicians of Garage…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07877 798233
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25
OCT
White Mischief Haunted Hollywood Halloween Ball
Scala

Do you dare to venture into the notorious Studio 13 at the cobweb strewn White Mischief Studios somewhere deep in Hollywood or is it HellywoodTo celebrate the beginning of the Halloween season colourful interactive party starters White Mischief bring you The Haunted…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07811 352309
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25
OCT
Billy Elliot
Victoria Palace Theatre

Billy Elliot the Musical is an award winning musical that first premiered back in 2005 in Londons West End. It is based on the film Billy Elliot which was released in 2000. The story is…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
Billy Elliot London
Victoria Palace Theatre

Billy Elliot London performs live at Victoria Palace Theatre in London Greater London on Saturday 25 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Billy Elliot London at Victoria Palace Theatre now.…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Billy Elliot The Musical
Victoria Palace Theatre

Based on the Oscar nominated film Billy Elliot ‐ The Musical tells the inspirational story of one boys dedication to his dream of dancing against all odds.The story is set in the north of…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
Botown All Iz Well Tour
Jazz Cafe

Botown All Iz Well Tour appears live in London Greater London at Jazz Cafe on Saturday 25 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Botown All Iz Well Tour at Jazz Cafe see the list of tickets available for Botown All…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Carmina Burana
Royal Albert Hall

O Fortuna Is there any more powerful classical music than Carl Orff's Carmina BuranaWrote in 1935 and based off a 11th century medieval text of the same name Carmina Burana is Orff's masterpiece. Feeling so…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
Carmina Burana 2014
Royal Albert Hall

Carmina Burana 2014 at Royal Albert Hall live on Saturday 25 October 2014 in London Greater London. For tickets to see Carmina Burana 2014 at Royal Albert Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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